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Cusanus
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This volume offers a detailed historical background to Cusanus's thinking while also assaying his significance for the present. It brings together major contributions from the English-speaking world as well as voices from Europe.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xi-xxx
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. xxxi-xxxii
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  1. 1. Nicholas of Cusa's Sermon on the Pater Noster
  2. pp. 1-25
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  1. 2. Seeing and Not Seeing: Nicholas of Cusa’s De visione Dei in the History of Western Mysticism
  2. pp. 26-53
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  1. 3. Nicholas of Cusa's Intellectual Relationship to Anselm of Canterbury
  2. pp. 54-73
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  1. 4. The Question of Pantheism From Eckhart to Cusanus
  2. pp. 74-88
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  1. 5. The Image of the Living God: Some Remarks on the Meaning of Perfection and World Formation
  2. pp. 89-104
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  1. 6. On The Power and Poverty of Perspective: Cusanus and Alberti
  2. pp. 105-126
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  1. 7. An Italian Painting From the Late Fifteenth Century and the Cribratio alkorani Of Nicholas Of Cusa
  2. pp. 127-142
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  1. 8. A Brief Report on the Painting of Three Haloed Figures
  2. pp. 143-149
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  1. 9. The Concept of Infallibility in Nicholas of Cusa
  2. pp. 150-177
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  1. 10. Empire Meets Nation: Imperial Authority and National Government in Renaissance Political Thought
  2. pp. 178-195
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  1. 11. Medieval and Modern Constitutionalism: Nicholas of Cusa and John Locke
  2. pp. 196-209
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  1. 12. How Can the Infinite Be the Measure of the Finite? Three Mathematical Metaphors from De docta ignorantia
  2. pp. 210-225
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  1. Suggested Reading
  2. pp. 251-254
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. 255-260
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  1. Index of Names
  2. pp. 261-268
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  1. Index of Subjects
  2. pp. 269-280
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